I’m 30 years old, I’m was in Orleans in France’s North and now I’m living in montpellier in France’s South. I’m studying biology chemistry in college and I’m doing a forming in aquagym and in swimming.
I’m a FRESH ACTOR / a MODEL / a MARTIAL ARTIST ( I’m brown belt of Karate for now and I’m preparing my black belt ) / a GYMNAST / a PHOTO DOUBLE ARTIST / a SWIMMER / a TENNIS PLAYER / a RUNNER.
1.When did you first realise you wanted to be a model?
Well, since I was a child I always love to be taken in photo, I always loved fashion, clothes, hairstyles etc…So I said to myself that I want to be a model when I will be older.
2.At what age did you first start modelling?
I Started modelling at the age of 17 years old. I made my first modeling casting at the age of 17 yeard old.
3.What was your first big break and how did it arise?
My big break was when I made a Modelling feature on THE HYPE MAGAZINE, on HNS MODELS and on “It’s all about the men and when I made my first very good Modeling shooting with Emanuelle Freget, she to the committee MISTER FRANCE during three years as a photographer.
4.What would you say is your biggest achievement so far?
My biggest achievement is to be myself and to do ALL MY BEST to make of my projects a reality. And as long as I will be alive I will accept who I am and I will have some projects and goals in my life, I will do ALL MY BEST to make them true. I’m persistent and when I want to succeed something I do ALL MY BEST to do it and I don’t give up on it.
5.How do you like to stay fit?
In order to stay fit, I like to practice sport, I like to sleep well, drink water, to eat well and to enjoy life.
6.What’s your favourite food?
To be honest, I like all types of food,whatever this is sweety food or salted food. I like to eat.
7.Any advice for people wanting to start modelling?
For people who wants to star modelling I suggest them to stay ambitious, to stay themselves, they don’t need to play a part, to take of themselves and of their health, to be easy to work with with the people who work on modelling like Photographers Models Ageny, toowards their agents, to stay confident but too much of course and to enjoy to pose in front of the camera. Modelling is a marvellous job when we are surrounded of some VERY GOOD and PROFESSIONAL people.
8.What is the funniest thing that has happened to you recently?
Well, nothing really funny happened to me theses days. My days are similars since several weeks, I should say that the original thing which happened is to me is this good new to appear on your magazine.
9.What’s song best describes you?
Ho man, I love SEVERAL songs who describes me the most. Hummm, I would say the song of Ed Sheeran ” Shape of You”.
10.What would you be if you weren’t a model?
If I would not be a model, I WOULD LOVE SO MUCH to be an Actor. I love SO MUCH acting industry, actually with modelling, acting is one of my biggest projects with my Biology and Chemistry studies.
I sent several acting submissions and I still do it. I submitted for several famous movies and Tv Shows.
Acting Experience: I don’t have a lot of experience as an actor, I just made an acting feature with my mother on a French Tv Show entitled “Candice Renoir”.
In the other hand, I made an acting training and I have several natural skills to act.
I sent my very motivated acting submissions by email to several famous tv shows and movies. I submitted my very motivated acting submission by email for an acting speaking part on The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Flash, Arrow, The Walking Dead, Gotham, Supernatural, Beauty and The Best, Man Of Steel, Batman VS Superman: Dawn of Justice, X-Men: First Class, Avengers, The Hunger Games movies, The Neon Demon, Captain America 1, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Magic Mike XXL, Divergent 3, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, The Gifted Guardians Of Galaxie Volume 2 and some others but I didn’t have the chance to have a part on those Tv Shows and Movies for now. I really hope that it will happens very fastly with my modelling career.
11.Tell me something about you not many people know?
Oooh, you mean, like a secret ( smile), well, I’m a person who dare a lot but to be honest, I don’t really have secret. I possess a realistic merman tail from a french movie from 1991.
I want to revamp the tail in order to make some modeling shootings with it. The tail looks like the same tail in the movie Splash. It’s beautiful.
12.What do you like doing in your free time?
During my free time, I love so much to practice my sports whose are Karate, gymnastic, running and swimming. I like also to listen music, to draw, to read, to sing, spend time with my family, to hung out with my friends, to dance, to play to video games, to go to cinema.
13.What do you think is the most interesting thing about you?
The most interesting thing about me is that I’m atypical.
For my modelling shootings I turned mysef as the Male version of MYSTIQUE from X-Men and as WONDER MAN (the male version of WONDER WOMAN).
I’m a HUGE FAN of MARVEL and DCCOMICS and this is ONE of MY BIG ACTING PROJECTS to be spotted by a casting director or by a producer or by a screenwriter or by a movie director and to have a part on MARVEL or DCCOMICS. I would love SO MUCH to have some parts on some horror movies like in the sequels of the movies such as Conjuring 3, Annabelle 3, Lights Out 2, IT movie part 2.
I’m praying for that happens very soon! My passport is valid and I’m very motivated.
14.What was your nickname at school?
I had two nickmanes, they were “Fedhi LeGrand” thanks to my presence , “Freddy Benassi” because my name looks like his name, it was in High School.
15.What three things do you need to be successful in this industry?
The three things that I need to be succesful in the Modelling industry is:
-To be spotted by some very good, professional, talented agents and by one or some Great Models agencies.
-That a person into the Modelling industry give me the chance to shine, to show my motivation and my assets in order to make my atypical beauty in front of the camera.
-That I have the chance to meet some good and interesting people in a real life, in acting and modelling industries and to travel more.
I have so much to offer into modelling and acting industries.
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